Job Vacancy: Lecturer in Egyptian Archaeology / Egyptology

12 April 2017

Egyptian Archaeology

The Institute of Archaeology currently has a vacancy for a Lecturer in Egyptian Archaeology/Egyptology (Ref.:1639030). The deadline for applications is 2 May 2017.

A full time Lecturer (from 1 September 2017) is sought to work with existing colleagues in developing research and teaching in Egyptian Archaeology/Egyptology.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute more generally to teaching at the Institute. The UCL Institute of Archaeology offers highly successful courses in Egyptian Archaeology at both undergraduate and Masters level. The person appointed will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and Masters level and to supervise PhD students. They will also be expected to contribute lectures on subjects relating to Egypt and Sudan on other UCL Institute of Archaeology courses, and to undertake administrative activities.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record for their career stage, and a proven track-record of publications in the material culture and/or archaeology of Egypt, focusing on one or more periods between mid-third and first millennia BC.

The successful candidate will bring an innovative approach to the challenges in conducting ethical and sustainable fieldwork in Egypt and/or Sudan, building on personal experience of participation in excavation in Egypt and/or Sudan. They will also have professional competence in ancient Egyptian lnaguage, including the ability to teach language to advanced undergraduate level. Knowledge of the Arab world, including history, language and contemporary culture is essential.

It would be desirable for the candidate to have fluency in spoken and written Modern Standard Arabic to the level of formal correspondence with colleagues in the universities and Antiquities Ministries of Egypt and Sudan.